Mostly Bach: An Evening of Classical Guitar with Joseph Bacon
Friday, November 8, 2019
The program will feature the music of Bach and other composers born in the same year—1685. An accomplished musician and artist, Mr. Bacon studied with Andres Segovia, Ida Presti, Alexander Lagoya, and Julian Bream in addition to an extended study of Indian music with Ustad Ali Akbar Kahn.
Joseph Bacon is a native of San Francisco, son of the American composer Ernst Bacon. His background also includes degrees from Stanford and Harvard Universities, exhibitions of his own paintings and sculpture, and an extended study of Indian music with Ustad Ali Akbar Khan. He is a self-taught lutenist and an authority on the musical literature for the lute. He has taught on the faculties of the University of Oregon, Mills College in Oakland, California State College at Hayward, and Music and Arts Institute in San Francisco, and has performed in Italy, London, New York, San Francisco and many other cities in the United States and Canada.